I have a 2004 Rebel 250. This is my first motorcycle and since I got it, I had to do some work on it even replacing the clutch, starter, tires, and clean carburetor since it has been sitting in a garage for a while.
It starts great (since I replace the starter🤘<img src="http://www.hondarebelforum.com/images/smilies/icon_wink.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Wink" class="inlineimg" /> but I have to hit the gas to keep it on until it warms. When i start riding I feel that I have to use a high RPM level to be able to catch a good speed. I believe is not supposed to be that high so something is wrong.
When I try a normal shift (I am experienced with 5 speed cars and trucks) it feels like it jumps to neutral when i hit the gas when trying to catch some speed, specially after 40mph and starts loosing speed going uphill.
I did some research and people talk about a slipping clutch or to adjust the clutch line, even WD40 the line to loosen it up. I really love this bike and enjoy riding it, I like working on it myself so I need some guidance on this issue.